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Syntax for Setting 'Recovery_Option'

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I am having trouble with the syntax to set the 'Recovery_Option' on a database. It is
currently set at 'simple' and I need to
change it to 'full'.

I am looking at the help file, but I am very
poor at understanding the correct syntax from
it. Here is what I have. (It doesn't work.)

alter database SqlTest  SET 'recovery_option' = recovery full

What should it be?

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Question by:bjames
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Brendt Hess earned 400 total points
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Your Alter statement is incorrect.  Try:

ALTER DATABASE SqlTest SET RECOVERY FULL
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BTW, Here is a good link to an article about the recovery options:

http://www.sqlmag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=8551
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by:bjames
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Thanks. I hate revealing my ignorance and stupidity, but its better than getting something wrong.

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